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Castle

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CASTLE, n.

1. A house fortified for defense against an enemy a fortress. The term seems to include the house and the walls or other works around it. In old writers, the word is used for a town or village fortified.
2. The house or mansion of a nobleman or prince.
3. In a ship, there are two parts called by this name the forecastle, a short deck in the fore part of the ship, above the upper deck and the hindcastle, at the stern.

Castle in the air, a visionary project a scheme that has no solid foundation.

CASTLE, In the game of chess, to cover the king with a castle, by a certain move.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Castle'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/castle.html.

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